In case you haven’t heard, reigning Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, who captured the crown by smashing Rafael dos Anjos last month on UFC Fight Pass, is not the world’s biggest Conor McGregor fan.
I dunno, just a hunch.
To that end, he’s sick and tired of the mixed martial arts (MMA) media asking about “Notorious” — but also didn’t shy away from a gimme fight challenging the winner of the UFC 202 pay-per-view (PPV) main event, which takes place in less than two weeks in Las Vegas, Nevada.
While also getting in a little dig about those recent WWE headlines.
“The only wrestler Conor will actually challenge is a fake wrestler,” Alvarez told TMZ. “I got my eye on Nate Diaz-Conor, I would love to fight the winner of that whole crew. You fight all the best guys in the world and at the end of the day, the media asks you about Conor McGregor. I’m sick of being asked about his name.”
He won’t be sick of the money it brings, that’s for sure.
McGregor decided to pick a fight with the professional wrestling world — again — because there is no such thing as bad press, especially when trying to promote a major PPV event. As for the wrestlers who actually fight for a living? Well, “Notorious” has been there, done that.
Now it’s time for bigger and better things. Much bigger!
Source:: mma mania